June 3, 2020 •
Republican Convention Will Not Be Held in North Carolina
After a prolonged standoff with the state’s Democratic governor, President Donald Trump says Republicans will seek another state instead of North Carolina to hold its August convention.
Gov. Roy Cooper rejected a proposal for a full convention and insisted on scaling back the event due to uncertainty as to what the status of the COVID-19 pandemic will be in August.
Several other locations are expected to or have already expressed interest in hosting the event, but the GOP is still weighing its options for the event.
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